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How to Get a Film Crew Job

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Film & Television 4th Dec 2017 backstage


The members of the film crew are the ones who make it all come to life. Here, we break down crew members, what they do, and how to get a job behind the camera.

What does the film crew do and why are they important?

The film crew consists of dozens of different professionals, all of whom have the skill and talent to make sure the set runs smoothly, and that the story being told on film is being communicated effectively and efficiently.

What are the different crew jobs?

Below, you’ll find a breakdown of various on-set jobs, what skills are needed for each, and how to get one.

PRODUCTION

Director: Directors are the leaders of the entire set. It’s their responsibility to keep track of the moving pieces while ensuring the vision of the project is maintained. Directors will also work with the actors to get the best performance possible. Other aspects of the project they oversee include hiring, script adjustments, shot compositions, and editing.

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